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11/30/2010 Cassini finds warm cracks on Enceladus

New maps show hottest regions of so-called "tiger stripes"
 

11/30/2010 Korbell re-elected chairman of SwRI Board of Directors

Pfeiffer will continue to serve as vice chairman

11/26/2010 Cassini Finds Ethereal Atmosphere at Rhea

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected a very tenuous atmosphere infused with oxygen and carbon dioxide around Saturn’s icy moon Rhea

10/21/2010 LRO's LAMP ultraviolet spectrograph observes LCROSS blast, detects surprising gases in impact plume

Findings show mercury and other volatiles could pose challenges to future human exploration
 

10/21/2010 SwRI's Janssens named Fellow of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Dr. Marc Janssens recognized for his leadership, research and innovation in fire protection engineering

10/08/2010 Suborbital research conference registration opens

NSRC will alert and educate about the many new opportunities offered by a new wave of human suborbital vehicles

10/07/2010 Ground-based images of asteroid Lutetia complement spacecraft flyby

Adaptive optics are shown to be amazingly accurate

10/06/2010 SwRI to launch Preignition Prevention Program (P3) Consortium

Program will study fuel and lubricant interactions to develop methods for suppressing low-speed preignition in engines

09/29/2010 Knot in the ribbon at the edge of the solar system "unties"

Latest IBEX map shows the region at the edge of the solar system changes over relatively short time periods

09/29/2010 SwRI researchers develop novel compression devices for CO2 sequestration

SwRI engineers have developed a high-pressure turbo pump and an enhanced compressor design for sequestration of carbon dioxide emissions
 

09/24/2010 SwRI-developed test rig successfully tests two-stage compressor under wet gas condition

SwRI designs and builds rig for testing compressor performance under wet gas conditions

09/02/2010 SwRI energetic particle instruments selected for Solar Probe Plus mission

Mission marks first journey into Sun's outer atmosphere
 

09/01/2010 SwRI to receive $1.2 million to develop advanced anode materials for lithium-ion batteries

Award is part of Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies Program

08/18/2010 SwRI’s Fanick named Fellow of American Chemical Society

E. Robert Fanick is one of 192 scientists named to the 2010 class of ACS Fellows

08/17/2010 SwRI's Buckingham earns 2010 ASA Founders Award

Staff Analyst Janet P. Buckingham is one of three recipients of the American Statistical Association's 2010 Founders Award